Thursday morning, Texas state Representative Joe Moody, surrounded by police officers and a retired judge, took a lectern at the Texas Capitol to argue for something he’s pushed hard for over the last two legislative sessions — the decriminalization of marijuana possession.

“This discussion about marijuana policy in Texas has come a very long way in the last couple of years,” Moody said Thursday.

“I think that our constituents and the people we represent want to see a reform in our policy, and slowly but surely, the people in this building are coming to the same conclusion.”

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Stephen Young ~ DallasObserver.com ~

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